AshaKiran will host its annual fundraiser, Ray of Hope 2013, on April 13, 2013 from Noon- 6p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville. It is open to public by ticket or sponsorship.
This years’ musical headliner is Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt on the Mohan Veena (Rechristened Guitar) accompanied by professional tablist Subhen Chatterjee. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt will perform an instrumental concert to conclude the evening. 2013 keynote speaker, Ms. Swapna Kakani, will share her inspirational and miraculous story of courage, love, and resilience. Swapna has endured just under 40 surgeries in her lifetime which has not been very long as she is in her early 20s.
Noon- 3.30 pm: International Market, games, henna painting, and Indian food sold by local vendors.
Bangladesh will host a fashion show as they are the focus country for ROH 2013
AshaKiran is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency that fills a community need by providing culturally sensitive and confidential services to those that are experiencing crisis in the South Asian Community and beyond in the State of Alabama.
Regular tickets for the ROH 2013 are $25, Students and seniors $15. Sponsors will be provided with credentials. Tickets are available at www.ashakiranonline.com, Suraj Imports or Namaste Plaza. Please call 256-405-HELP for more information.